Date: 07 May 2021

Applications For Erasmus+ Learning and Internship Exchange Programme (2020-1-TR01-KA103-081281 Project)

Applications will be accepted from 27.05.2021 to 15.06.2021 for our students who wish to receive education or do a traineeship for the Academic Year 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 (Fall Semester) at the agreement universities abroad within the framework of the Erasmus+ Exchange Programme.

Who can apply?

  1. Full-time students who are registered at a higher education institution’s formal higher education programme of any cycle degree programme (Associate/Bachelor, Master and Doctorate).
  2. a) Students registered at Bachelor’s/Associate Degree programmes who have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.20 out of 4.00.

b) Students registered at Master’s Degree and PhD programmes who have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 out of 4.00.

  1. To be eligible for the Student Mobility for Studies, students must have the required workload of ECTS (30 ECTS Credits per Academic Term, 60 ECTS Credits per Academic Year and 20 ECTS for one term in three semester Education).
  1. If students benefitted from Erasmus+ and Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) during their current education period, the total duration of higher education mobility programmes must not exceed 12 months.

English Preparatory Programmes, Distance Learning and those student who freezed the semester are not eligible to apply.

Students enrolled in the Double Major Programme can apply from a single Major.

Students enrolled in the Minor Programme can only apply from the Major Programme.

For internship mobility:

  • 1-For a diploma programme, a traineeship is not compulsory. However, students must do their traineeship in an institution or organisation whose sectoral activities relevant to their vocational training programme.
  • 2-Students can do their traineeship in business institutions, education centres, research centres, chambers of commerce, trade associations, schools, foundations, non-profit organisations, organisations, organisations providing career guidance, professional counselling and guidance organisations, and higher education institutions.
  • 3-Students can participate in the Student Mobility for Traineeship each year of their studies, and senior students can participate in the mobility within 12 months following their graduation. Senior students who wish to participate in the mobility after graduation must apply before they graduate, when they are still active students in their degree programme (associate, bachelor’s or PhD). Graduates cannot apply for the mobility for a traineeship.

How to apply? Where to submit the application documents?

Theapplications for the Erasmus+ Exchange Programme (Erasmus+ and Erasmus+ Internship that aims the exchange of students between the Higher Education Institutions around Europe) will openon the 27th of May and the deadline is June 15, 2021.

Duration of Student Mobility for Studies is 1 academic term or 1 academic year. Duration of Student Mobility for Traineeships is at least 2 months and not more than 12 months.

Required Documents for Registration:

-Online Application*

-Transcript (with current date)

-Statement of Student Status (with current date)

* Annotation: Students can submit their application online by uploading the above-mentioned documents completely through the system

Applications of students who have uploaded incomplete or incorrect documents will be invalid and those students won’t be able to take the exam.

English Proficiency Exam for Exchange Programmes

Students who would like to study abroad and do internship within the scope of Erasmus + Exchange Program are required to take the online written exam which will be held on 23.06.2021 (Wednesday), as well as the online speaking exam between 28.06.2021-01.07.2021. Exam hours will be announced later.

To pass the exam and become eligible for the Student Mobility, Students must receive a minimum score from English exam (verbal and written exam results) corresponding to B2 level according to the CEFR system. The passing score is 70 (seventy).

Selection Criteria

The evaluation criteria and weighted scores to be used in assessing mobility applications are:


Weighted Score

Academic achievement level

50% (over a total of 100 points)

Language level

50% (over a total of 100 points)

Martyr and veteran children

+15 points

Students for whom there is a court ruling concerning protection, care or housing under the Social Work Act no. 2828

+10 points

Students with disabilities.

(During Application, the required documents must be submitted to the Erasmus Office)*

+10 points

Submitting an internship acceptance letter during application

+10 points

Students who have participated previously (with or without grants)

-10 points

Participating in mobility in the country of citizenship

-10 points

Despite being admitted, not participating in the Student Mobility without informing in time about renunciation

-10 points

Applying for two Mobility Programme at the same time (The points are applicable for the Mobility Programme the students prefer)

-10 points

For those who are admitted to the Student Mobility:

Not participating in the meetings or trainings organised by the higher education institution regarding the Student Mobility without giving any excuse (Only applicable if they reapply for the Erasmus Programme)

-5 points

Not taking the language exam without giving any excuse (Only applicable if they reapply for the Erasmus Programme)

-5 points

Students are ranked according to their total scores, and placed in accordance with their preference lists and quotas of the universities.

List of Exchange Agreements

*Details regarding additional support and facilities for our students with disabilities.

Special Support for Needs for the Erasmus+ Programme

Erasmus + Program encourages the participation of the people with special needs to the program.

Erasmus+ Special Needs Support

Erasmus+ promotes the participation of people with special needs in the programme. People whose physical, mental or health-related conditions are such that their participation in Erasmus+ would not be possible without extra financial support are potential participants.”

Additional Grant

Students who have a physically, mentally or medically special condition can apply for an additional grant besides the monthly grant for Erasmus+ education and traineeship given for special access and transportation needs during the Mobility Programme. To apply for a grant for special need, students must state their possible additional expenses regarding their special needs, and physical, mental, or medical conditions.

Students must submit their request including the report for Erasmus+ additional grant for special needs to the Erasmus Office (For instance, if they request an additional grant for special needs because of a disability, they must attach the medical report (issued maximum 3 months before application) which includes the information about the disability and the level of the disability, or ID card for those with disability, and also medical report is required for those with chronic diseases.)

Erasmus Grant

An additional announcement on the 2020 Project will be made, and the amount of the grant allocation for each cycle (Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree and PhD Degree) will be announced at a later date, depending on the remaining budget and the number of admitted students.

The quota for the Traineeship Mobility is up to 2 students. The selection will be based on the scores, not the department.

Students who will be able to waive financial support (grant). Students who are not entitled to a grant can benefit from the program with a "0" grant.

Students who are eligible to receive a grant as part of the Erasmus+ Student Mobility for Studies can receive a grant for only one academic term (a maximum of 6 months). If they wish, they can benefit from the mobility in the second academic term without a grant, with the approval of the receiving institution and our university.

Students who are eligible to receive a grant as part of the Erasmus+ Student Mobility for Traineeships can receive a grant for a maximum of 2 months. If they wish, they can benefit from the mobility and continue their traineeships after the two months without a grant.

Monthly Grant Amounts According to the Countries Travelled within the scope of the 2020 Erasmus project

Country Groups

Host Country

Monthly Grant (Euro) for Learning

Monthly Grant (Euro) for Internship

1st and 2nd Group Countries

Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Southern Cyprus, Netherlands, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Greece







3rd Group Countries

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, North Macedonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia,





Note: In the event of any change in the mobility activities due to the pandemic (or any other force majeure), the decisions to be made by the Turkish National Agency will apply. When necessary, the relevant announcements will be made. Our University and the Turkish National Agency cannot be held liable for any material or immaterial damage that may arise.”